It’s Saturday 18th of July, this is the news in 60 seconds
On todays front pages.
The Amir participates in the 136th session of the International Olympic Committee, using video conferencing.
Hamad Medical Corporation’s new satellite facility in the Industrial Area, aims to deliver safe and effective care to people who work and live in the area.
The Industrial Area Satellite Emergency Department, or IASED as it’s becoming known. Currently sees around 100 patients per day, and is expected to increase to 300 to 500 patients per day once the facility is fully operational.
Qatar is calling for the lifting of sanctions on Sudan. It’s also asking for Sudan to be removed from the list of terrorist states.
Local agricultural product yards have seen record sales this season. With a 120% increase on the previous season.
As well as selling local fruit and vegetables, the yards also include fish, poultry, sheep, goats, eggs, honey and many other products from farms in the area.
And finally, launching in a couple of weeks time, will be the Qatar Quick Weekend Edition.
A weekly magazine program brining you suggestions and ideas for the weekend ahead. With a panel of some of Qatar’s finest social media personalities. Covering food, sport, culture, health, TV and Film.
And will be available on YouTube, Facebook and all top podcast providers.
Now here’s a quick look at yesterday’s COVID update
Of the 4,923 tested, 8.55% which is 421 people, tested positive.
There were 429 recoveries, and I’m sad to say, 1 death.
Meaning active cases have dropped by 9 to 3,148 in the previous 24hr period.
That’s all for today, please take care, and I’ll see ya tomorrow.
Qatar News in 60 Seconds – Saturday 18th July 2020 S1E101
Read by Brian Candy
Now available as an audio podcast on iTunes, @iHeartRadio, @Deezer among others
Sources @MOPHQatar @PeninsulaQatar @GulfTimes_Qatar @Qatar_Tribune
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